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Brownie Bottom and KIT KAT® Cheesecake Bars

A mixture of wafers and chocolate adds a variety of flavors and textures to these creamy, crispy treats.

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 15  Minutes

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories220
Calories from Fat130
Total Fat15 g23% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol85 mg28% DV
Sodium190 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates21 g7% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars15 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron4% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories220
Calories from Fat130
Total Fat15 g23% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol85 mg28% DV
Sodium190 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates21 g7% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars15 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron4% DV
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine , melted
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 9 KIT KAT Bars (1.5 oz. each) , unwrapped
  • Cheesecake layer (recipe follows)

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil beyond edges of pan. Grease foil.
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  • 2. Stir together butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with spoon or wire whisk. Add eggs; stir until well blended. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; blend well. Spread in prepared pan.
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  • 3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until brownie starts to pull away from side of pan. Meanwhile make cheesecake layer.
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  • 4. Immediately after removing brownie from oven, place KIT KAT® Bars over brownie surface. Spoon cheesecake mixture over bars; spread evenly. Return to oven; continue baking 35 to 40 minutes or until almost set. Remove from oven to wire rack. With knife, loosen cake from side of pan. Cool 2 hours. Cover; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours or until bars are thoroughly chilled. Cut into bars. Allow bars to soften slightly before serving. Cover; store leftover bars in refrigerator. Makes about 24 bars.
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  • Cheesecake layer: Beat 3 packages (8 oz. each) softened cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar until smooth in large mixer bowl. Add 3 eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.